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    September 7, 2012
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a 5:00 p.m. temperature of 88 and a 20% chance of an afternoon thunderstorm. a few storms this morning in pennsylvania, but they are fizzling out. the temperatures is mid-70s in annapolis, but we have low 60s out to the west. so, we're watching for patchy fog in these areas. fredrick is down to 67. then this afternoon, sunshine, i can, a slim chance of a thunderstorm. should be near 9 in baltimore. 91 at national. we do have big changes coming by sunday. changes that you're going to like. more coming up later. right now, it is monica, it is time-saver traffic, thank you, good morning, everyone. it is friday morning low. that means around town it is a good time to head out. you will get around the town, at least right now. no issues to report on the northbound side of i-95 or 270
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from fredrick. now, 95, you're not going to find problems coming up. i'll be back in a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you. the democratic national convention is in the books. voters have 61 days to decide who they will support for president. >> president barack obama is saying that he is the leader who can bring america out of its economic problems. we have more on the president's address to dnc delegates. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president barack obama that spoke last night was very different than state senator oboma who spoke in 2004 and
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candidate obama in 2008. off of the bat he said that times have changed and so have i. his message of hope and change was there, but it clearly evolved after four years in the oval office. >> eight years later that hope has been tested by the cost of war, by one of the worst economic crisis in history and by political gridlock that left us wondering if it is still possible to tackle it. now, i won't pretend that the path i'm offering is quick or easy. i never have. you didn't elect me to tell me what you wanted to hear, you elected me to tell you the truth. [ applause ] the truth is, it will take more than a few years if us to solve challenges that have built up over decades, but know this, america, our
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problems can be solved. our challenges can be met. the path we offer may be harder, but it leads to a better place was i'm asking you to choose that future. i'm asking you to rally around a set of goals for your country. goals in manufacturing, energy, education, national security and the deficit. real achievable plans that will lead to new jobs. more opportunity. rebuild this economy on a stronger foundation. that's what we can do in the next four years. that's why i'm running for a second term as president of the united states. >> reporter: so, his message of hope and change might have evolved, but he has that charisma, the power behind the podium, he delivered a solid speech last night. the other speaker, of course, vice president joe biden, highlights coming up later. >> thank you. virginia governor is saying
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that the president's well- spoken words are not enough. republican bob mcdonnell is saying that white house policies are burdening states. >> the biggest thing i hear is from the small business people saying that the tax and policies are oppressive and punitive and it makes it harder to create jobs. we have the lowest number of new start up businesses in america in 30 years based on this president's policy. so, that's the most disturbing actor. >> the governor was in charlotte, north carolina, when i spoke with him yesterday. he was there as part of a group called president barack obama is not working. that put republicans in place to respond to speeches from the democratic national convention. an investigation is underway in a police shooting. it happened last night at county road and foster street in maryland, that is just across the washington, d.c. border. the man who was shot just been arrested.
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he asuspected of stealing a motorcycle. he was hit in the back, but will recover. the officer has been place on administrative leave. in an 84-year-old woman beaten, robbed and left on the floor of her apartment for 24 hours until a neighbor heard her cries for help. it happened last february in maryland. now police have arrested the 55- year-old. it turns out the victim bit her attacker on the hand. police are saying dna tests from the blood led them to their suspect. prince georges county police shutdown a club that was the scene of a recent assault. officers locked up the hall. in this case, the hall's use and occupancy permit had expired. the shutdown was authorized under the 2011 dance hall bill that has closed a dozen clubs. it is 5:05 now your money
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report. >> himy friday. >> happy friday to both of you. we are on a nice perch in white house. the stocks start with the highest number in years. the dow is 13,292. that is its highest level in four years. surging 245 points in trading yesterday. the nasdaq up 66 points. the s&p better by 28 points. investors went on the spree, after the european bank tried to ease their problems. they are going to buy up bond to help the troubled counties. at the same time, the bank is painting a pretty grim picture of europe's economy. this aimed at saving the euro. today it is freebie friday, all morning long, i'm going to bring you wails to get things for free. this saves your money on your
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cell phone plan. you can use a free texting service, such as text plus, you get a free phone number and use it to send and receive text, as many as you want of them. this is one of other 50 ideas for fabulous freebies. we're going to talk to one of the editors later in the show. >> free is good. >> i know. >> that is great. how do they make money on that? >> volume. >> volume. >> what do you have when you come back? >> the prepaid debit cards are they are good idea or bad idea? we will dig into that. >> thank you. evacuation orders could be issued in another pacific wildfire, that is coming up.
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welcome back, 5:00, your weather first on this friday morning. we're in good shape right now. fog down to the south, where we had the heavier rains yesterday morning. for the most part we're lookg nice out there. the day planner, we have clear skies here, this is northwest washington, d.c. it is a good- looking morning. the temperatures by noon in e mid-80s. 90 to 91 this afternoon.
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a 20% chance of a stray thunderstorm and 86 at 6:00. i will be back in a few minutes. right now, here is time-saver traffic. traffic is moving at at -- or above the speed limit right now. i will be back with more. >> thank you. here's what making news now. an illinois jury found drew peterson guilty of murdering his third wife, kathleen savio. his fourth wife stacy disappeared three years later and never been found. now, drew peterson is facing up to 60 years in prison. colorado -- california is not the only state plagued with wildfire. in oregon, there is a wildfire threating homes. there is not evacuation orders yet. if you cannot drive 55, 65
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or 75, then head to texas. there is a stretch of road on i- 35, between osesen -- austin and san antonio. that you can drive 85 miles per hour. some drivers are happy. others have safety concerns. ♪ [ music ] >> getting out on the high way and driving, but others with, we will look at the new movies in theaters coming up for the weekend at 5:56. at 5:23, hear the reaction to last night's brawl against the cubs.
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good morning. welcome back to 9 news now. 5:14. it is friday, we're happy about the forecast. >> today will be fine. tomorrow will be iffy later in the day. sunday, monday, tuesday, fantastic around here. you have been waiting for change and fall like weather headed our way. it is finally coming and will get here in 36 hours or so. here is a look at the day planner, the i mean the bus stop forecast for this friday
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morning. there is a patch of fog in the southern state. way down south. ors with mainly clear, 60s and 70s to start. sunrise is at 6:43. a pretty good looking friday. there is a 20% chance of an afternoon storm. sunny and 86 by noon. 88 at 3:00 and 90 to 91 will be the high for the day. the winds south at 5 to 10 miles per hour. this morning a couple of storms in pennsylvania. this activity has been weakening over the last couple of hours after a quiet morning out there and a lot better than yesterday. a dry commute in. mid to upper 60s across prince george's county. now, even -- down there, it is 67 degrees. outside on the weather cam. this is washington, d.c., we're
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looking out to the west- southwest this morning. nice and quiet. no clouds out there, 72 degrees at national with the dew point in the upper 60s. that is a little bit better than yesterday morning. the current humidity is 87%. cool stuff in the northern plains and rockies. the temperatures are in the 30s. and 40s this morning. i point that out, the cooler air will be moving east and southeast. the storm system is a big one in canada. behind ia cold front, which is producing the showers coming out of south dakota, in towards iowa and wisconsin. with the cool air north of that boundary, that boundary is coming. it will be coming here late tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening. out ahead of it, the air is rather warm, a little unstable in spots. today is not bad. really, good, with sunshine. just a spotty afternoon storm is going to pop, that's it. most of us i will not be bothered by anything today. but the low 90s.
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it is warm for september. tomorrow morning we start fine and maybe a few clouds here and there, but the rains will have a slower time coming in and showers developing off of the atlantic here by midday. then in the afternoon, a spotty shower and storm here through 5:00. out west, we will watch the front that will be arriving in the evening hours and then coming through us with the cool air and moving behind it. that's going to change everything on the summer pattern into a fall pattern for a few days. 91 this afternoon. borderline yellow. the yellow is for anyone that may get the afternoon. tonight in the 60s and 70s. tomorrow, 87. afternoon evening thunderstorms. sunday is looking great. breezy and cooler. 79 degrees. look at the seven-day forecast. we is low 60s for washington. that means 50s in the suburbs and bay tuesday back to 81. 5:15. here is mun5:15.
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here is monica. you told me to wait until today to find out about the outdoor party. if you are planning a head over on the north side of town, no issues to report. i'll be back with more coming up at 5:24. back to you guys.
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>> thanks. it is 5:18 now, a battle of the beltways and the world series is still a possibility. >> that is thanks to a dramatic orioles win over the yankees last night. highlights is coming up in sports. how does it feel to try smooth,
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welcome back. 5:21. your weather first on this friday morning. we're looking pretty good. a touch of fog towards webster field, but clear this morning. one or two patches of fog. bail a sunny day. by lunchtime, the temperatures in the mid-80s. this afternoon, maybe a stray shower or storm, but high temperatures should be in the upper 80s to low 90s. >> thank you. the baltimore orioles jumped back into a tie for first place with the yankees.
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>> the nats got in punches with their runs last night. we breakdown the brawls. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. the fireworks were flying last night at nationals park. it was not just the long balls. this time punches were being thrown. the cubs frustration boiling over into two benches clearing brawls. this was the situation before this happened. nats up by 3 runs in the 4th. zimmerman at the dish. he knock as single to left. the nats just keep adding on the runs. in the next inning, cubs bench coach and the nats third base coach get into a verbal argument. porter heads over to the cubs dugout. standing on top of the sketches. that leads to the first benches clearing brawl. both bullpens come over. that was not the end of it.
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next, harper leading off in the 6th. it is thrown way inside and thrown at harper. the cubs catcher does not move to get the ball. that leads to another brawl. in the end, the nats get it. name--- 9-2. davey addressed the fight. >> i think it was the bench coaches frustration, you know, getting it handed to him for a couple of days. if they want to quit competing and forfeit,
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the birds had 6 home runs, beating the yankees, 10-6. that's a quick look at sports this morning. have a great friday. so, you need a freebie to start your friday? coming up -- we have stuff you can have for free. >> i like that. [ harry umlaut ] that's one creamy muller.
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good morning. welcome back to 9 news now. guess what day it is? >> friday. >> it is. we're happy to tell you that. >> wow. good morning. how is it going, monica. >> the wave. >> yes. >> doing the wave. >> happy friday. >> good morning. howard. >> it is the little things in life. you got it. a good start today. a little bit of fog in spots. but generally clear skies. a sunny day. on the warm side. all right. beautiful days ahead once we get to sunday. saturday afternoon and evening, may be rocking and rolling in spots with the cold front coming through, but let's talked to. friday is looking good. here is your day planner, but lunchtime in the mid-80s. mostly sunny and a stray shower or storm this afternoon. 10 to 20% probability. most of us will not have to worry about it. high of 91 and a 5:00 p.m. temperature of 88. this morning i have been watching storms in pennsylvania, but they are falling apart in the
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philadelphia area. the temperatures are comfortable. middle 60s in areas. your highs this afternoon in the upper 80s to 90s. again, a slim chance of a thunderstorm. more tomorrow afternoon and evening. a party planned monica? with a lot of kids, too. that would be me. we will have to figure that one out. right now, nothing to figure out. i'm i'm happy i'm happy to say -- if you're coming in from the west you will be fine. . now back to the maps and head to the north side of town, no issues to report. the beltway, through college park and 270 and a live look
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outside, no problems here. back to you. >> thank you. 5:31. campaign 2012 later this morning mitt romney will be courting female voters in virginia. >> and mitt romney will be in leesburg for a women for mitt romney rally. after the event, one-on-one with anita. tune in for that tonight. mitt romney made a surprise appearance visiting veterans in new hampshire working the phones for him. mitt romney is working on preparing to next month's debate. paul ryan is campaigning hard. he told supporters in colorado to get ready for more plan from big government from the democrats. now, we have more on the final night of the democrat international convention last night. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, aside from michelle obama and maybe former president clinton, last night the vice president was the most effective character witness for
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the president. joe biden used his ring side seat over the last four years why he thinks myrnot the best man for the job. he did it talking about mitt romney's views on two key issues. what he would have done when it came to capturing bin laden and saving the auto industry? >> i think that he saw it the bain way. i think he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write-offs. folks, the bain way, may bring your firm the highest profits. but it is not the qua to lead our country from the highest office. >> he was asked about bin laden in 2007, here's what he said -- he said it's not worth moving had heaven and earth and spending billions of dollars just to catch one person. if you understood that america's heart had to be healed, you would have done exactly what the president did.
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you would move heaven and earth to hunt him down. >> and president barack obama went after his opponent in a more subtle way, talking about mitt romney's foreign policy experience. >> they want to take us back to an era of blustering and blunterring that cost america so dearly. russia or number 1 enemy, not al-qaeda, but russia, unless you are still stuck in a cold war. you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing, without insulting our closest ally. >> probably his best joke of the night. more heels coming up at 6:00. >> all right. thank you. she is live in the satellite center this morning.
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well, a scandal for football powerhouse. the "washington post" is reporting five football teaches were thrown off of the team. according to the parents, the players hired prostitutes in virginia last weekend. the washington, d.c. department of health is reporting the city's first death from west nail virus this summer. the victim was an elderly man. a second resident is suffering from the virus and he is hospitalized. the federal government is saying nationwide there is a sharp increase in the number of cases this year. more rain could mean trouble for parts of ocean city in maryland. inspectors have condemned a restaurant where heavy rains caused a roof to collapse. firefighters had to help stranded driver who were stuck in flash flood warning and investigators are blaming a couple of house fires on lightning strikes. just about 5:35 and time
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for a your money report. >> jessica is back. we are hearing from the prepaid debit cards. >> they might sound like a good idea on a budget, but you may not realize this, some of the cards can hit you with as many as 15 different fees. reloadable prepaid cards work like debit card, but they don't require a bank account. now, users is load money onto them. you can use them where debit or credit cards are expected, but the lack of federal regivation concerning. they are looking into the debit cards and considering rules to force the companies to clarify all of those potential fees. say good-bye to layaway fees today. k-mart and sears are dumping their fears, and they are allowing shoppers to put any
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item on layaway at all of their stores. earlier this week, toys-r-us announced they are dropping fees and walmart lowered their fee from $15 to $5 and today, freebie friday, i'm bringing you new ways to get things for free. right now, diet and exercise plans. check out websites. you can craft me plans, count your calories. put together a fitness plan and get support. another idea, ask your boss. some companies are offering 3 3 di-- free diet and fitness help. these are just some. >> that sounds good. coming up --
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welcome back. 5:38. your weather first on this friday morning. it is not bad at all this morning. it is a little bit muggy, but not the rains like yesterday morning. a pretty nice way to finish out the workweek. here is the day planner. sunny skies today. a slight chance, a slight chance to see a storm this afternoon. come on weather computer, do me proud. 86 by noon and high today 91. 10 to 20% chance of a stray storm. it changes over the weekend. the forecast in a few minutes. here is monica with a look at your morning commute. all right. on the northbound side of 395, north of duke street everything is fine. no problems to report towards
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the 14th street bridge. and the same thing here on the beltway. the traffic is moving well. by the way, if you drive in downtown, part of wood mount avenue is shutting down tonight. construction crews will close it for 20 months. a long time, workers will put up residential buildings and shops and an underground parking garage. it will be great with when it is over. the trail will remain open during the construction. the next report is at 5:49. >> thank you. the e-mails and retailer websites. we are finding you deep discounts and have great ones lined up for the friday favorites. work off the summer vacation weight gain. all right. fluffy.
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if you have an offer or a local merchant with a deal for our viewers. i would love to hear from you on facebook. back to you. >> thank you. if you're looking for a dog, how about trying to save one of the survivors from hurricane isaac. four puppies and five dogs have arrived at the chicago animal rescue league in northwest
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washington. they were moved out of sheller in mississippi when it was overwhelmed by a water. a few have heartworms, but they will be treated and ready for adoption in about a week. speaking of animal adoptions after a montgomery county humane society has a special event tomorrow. it is called set your own fee adoption. instead of the usual $175 for a dog and $90 for a cat, you can name your fee. you'll have to show id and proof of address and pay the pet license fee. good deal. >> yes. all right. 5:42. still ahead --
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i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest.
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i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. ah. >> oh, look at that. it is beautiful. >> uh-huh. >> first place calm. >> all right. washington nationals. >> it looks like a celebration
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down there. >> lights reflecting off of the water. >> that's a celebration. paul is doing it again for us this morning. >> thank you, paul. is the day going to be as pretty? >> i think so the day will be pretty. sunshine, toasty out there and the rain chances just a a little. tomorrow, unfortunately, they are like this in the afternoon and evening hours, the cold front is going to head this way. but will do us right. because by sunday, monday, tuesday it will feel fall like around here. here is a look at the di-- day planner, the bus stop forecast. i'm sorry. the bus stop forecast, 60s and 70s. mainly clear. day planner, sunshine, mid-80s by lunchtime. upper 80s the 90, 91 here. at 3:00, we will poke up to the
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91. then by 8, in the low 80s with partly cloudy skies. it is quit around here on the doppler. we're looking at storms diminishing across pennsylvania at this hour. the temperatures in the 60s and 70s. watch out for fog down here, they had the heavier rains yesterday and none of the serving stations are reporting fog right now. outside on the weather cam this morning good-looking morning out there. the bus is going southbound there, past river road, where it comes into wisconsin. a high sky. 72 with clear skies at nationalism the winds are calm, humidity is 87%. the forecast highs, this tells the story. hundreds from oklahoma city south and 70s in kansas. there is your cold front today in chicago, 72.
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that arrives here tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow evening with showers and thunderstorms. which this morning you can see some of them in south dakota, nebraska. also, wisconsin and chicago. cool in the 40s in spots in the dakotas and 30s in yellowstone this morning. the dying showers in pennsylvania, fairly quiet now. the forecast cast shows just a pop up thunderstorm or two here. that front arrives tomorrow afternoon and evening. so, with luck most of your daytime events tomorrow, at least, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, may get off all right. 91 today. tonight, 73 in town. most of us will have a green day. the stray storm, if it forms on the hefty side. 87 tomorrow. a yellow alert. sunday is nice, breezy, 79. delightful on monday. look at highs in the mid-70s. lows 50s and 60s. good morning to you. good morning. the volume is beginning to
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build at 6:00. you want to keep that in mind for your travel plans. no big deal right now. a live look outside. first on the northbound side of 95 here. the inner state looks great, but northbound route 234, this is after i-95, there is an accident. so, keep that in mind for your travel plans. the other side of town, no problems on the beltway. you may hit the brakes lights on the outer loop. i'm going to step out. we have big issues on mark this morning. mark trains experiencing switching problems. we'll keep you posted on that as well.
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i'll be back with more at 6:00. back to you. >> thank you. making news now at 5:51. a new discovery in the fight against breast cancer. researchers studied women with the brca 1 or 2 mutation and those exposed to radiation with a mammogram or chest x-ray done before the age of 30 had a higher risk of breast cancer. a wall of dust swept over
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phoenix, arizona last night. the rush hour was at a standstill. it was 20 miles long and fortunately, late night rains washed away the mess. a 16-year-old boy in virginia is being hail adhere so. he heard the fire alarm go off inside of his home, and then took his sister to his neighbors. then went back to get his uncle rusty who is deaf and uses a wheelchair. everyone made it out safely. >> wow. great story. >> very good story. president barack obama makes his case for a second term in office. highlights coming up.
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welcome back. your weather first. just a few minutes before 6:00 a.m. we're talking about a nice day today, actually. we're looking at clear skies this morning. just a touch of fog in one or two spots. mostly sunny at 9:00. mid-70s here in town and 8ally towards baltimore. now, towards lunchtime, mid- 80s. a hot afternoon, temperatures near 90. north and west we have that stray thunderstorm responsibility and driving home the temperatures in the mid-
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80s. over to monica. thank you, let's take a look at some of the mumovies in -- new movies in theaters this weekend. right up until the wedding. now, the review calls it toxic and humorousless. now, we have our entertainment insider. i watched the trailer last night with my whole family. we watched it and didn't get
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what the story is about. >> the is hard to get what the story is about. watching most of the people going in and out of fast food places. where are the words. >> exactly. >> beautifully shot and for starters the most, the opening scene where you see them walking in the rain. there is a -- dennis quade, it is probably as eloquent and wordy as it got. >> that's right? only in the beginning. >> it is a story, within a story and within a book. dennis quade is a very successful author and doing the public reading of his book, about an author who is not as good as he thinks he should be and discovered a story in a briefcase. there is a story that hemingway's wife lost a briefcase with a story and he
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never forgave her. the cost of fame when you make a deal with the devil. it sounds fascinating. >> yes. 10 factor. >> there is an old man, a young man. it is confusing. >> the writers tried to be creative with this, but do you think it got to complicated? >> that is part of the reason, i think a lot of the acting sometimes, it is a problem. because i understand how bradley cooper is trying to move away from the hangover and sink his teeth into something intellectual. >> maybe stick to the hangover. >> it's like having a great dane and a chihuahua. it is not fair. he was limitless, this is not him in limitless. this is him reaching out of his comfort zone and not quite landing it. now, jeremy, doesn't have a lot
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of words. when you hear him read, you -- you pay attention. >> it is a star-studded cast, too. >> it is. it has wild looking like a predator. it has dennis quade looking at good as he doesn't and the love interest. >> his wife. >> becomes his wife in the movie basically and a young couple -- it is -- the "chronicles," who has the darkest brown eyes in the industry? >> and henry in that other movie? >> yes. you're in love with him, i get that. >> i am, thank you. >> thank you. >> back to you. thank you. and thank you for watching 9 news now at 6:00 a.m. coming up -- a special happy birthday to a member of the 9 news now team. larry have a great day. >> one of our best coworkers ever. >> thanks for joining us. we will be back with traffic in